Bukom Banku to get tittle fight

BankuTHERE are reports that Bukom Banku is close to a title fight before the year ends, reports sportscrusader.

According to Alex Ntiamoah, CEO of Box Officer Promotions his outfit has agreed to arrange a title bout for Banku in August against an unnamed Filipino boxer.

Although negotiations between Banku and Box office have reached a crescendo, monetary negotiations are yet to be agreed by the undefeated Ghanaian boxer ahead of the bout.

“We have spoken to Banku for a title bout against a tough Filipino, but is left with the money, and we will make sure we settle the money issues by the end of this month so that we can bring the boxer, Alex Ntiamoah revealed.

“Banku has not fought the whole of this year and we are hoping to be the first promoters to give him a bout that Ghanaians will also enjoy at the long run” he added.

Meanwhile, A new date has been fixed for the Congress and elections of the Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation (GABF), reports AllSports.com.gh .

According to a source very close to the GABF, the new date is May 11, 2015 and the closing date for collection of nomination forms is now April 15 with April 17 as the new date for vetting of candidates.

He said the congress was postponed to allow a level field for all contestants and also to attract massive media coverage.

So far, two people are standing for the presidency, they are Gideon Quartey of Accra and Eugene Appiah of Kumasi.

Former world champion, Ike Bazooka Quartey recently made the news after demanding that he hamded the reins to run amateur boxing in this country and the authorities say he can take a nomination form for the democratic process.

Meanwhile, the Congress of the Ghana Kick Boxing Association has also been fixed for Monday April 21, 2015 with Nii Adote Gyata, Mankralo of Sakaman in Accra also known as Joe Mingle, a former kick boxer as the sole candidate for the top post following the withdrawal of Col Sharpe.

Experienced Yoofi Boham is going for the Vice Presidency.

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